#Parizaad was trending on Twitter today as fans praised the phenomenal performance of Ahmed Ali Akbar and also the introduction of a new secondary character Guru. This episode opens up with the reunion of Bubbly and Parizaad, and we find out that the former had run away from home and was now living with Guru.
It was Asad Mumtaz Malik who has garnered the most praises by fans for his portrayal of a transgender man who taken in Bubbly after she chooses to run away from home and gives her a new name: Dilawar, which allows her embrace the identity she always wanted. The scene which had received the most attention throughout the episode was the interaction between Guru and Parizaad, where the former opens up about being abandoned by his parents because he was a hijra, and created this space where people like him could find safety.
Fans on Twitter praised both the performances by actors as well as the writer Hashim Nadeem for giving such an emotional and heart warming portrayal of transgenders.
Dear Hashim Nadeem
How u manage to write these words so perfectly? Whenever I see the characters in this drama my heart aches for them🥺🖤💔 pic.twitter.com/AREHjyi0Qa
— R U H E E N A 🦋 (@ruheenakhan22) October 12, 2021
#Parizaad should won be the best Drama of 2021 in the merit of this episode alone. It emphasis how the supporting actors are magnificent & outstanding. The casting director got out of his way to discover those amazing talents (salute to him). The bold subject is a brave step also pic.twitter.com/QjuvwZaC68
— hibye123 (@HassnaHibye123) October 12, 2021
#Parizaad is exceeding and bending expectations. As if Hashim Nadeem poured his soul and gave it his all.
I can’t praise Hashim Nadeem and the whole creative team,responsible for bring this story to life, enough.
Kudos @Humtvnetwork .
— Muhammad A’raaf (@MuhammadAraaf2) October 13, 2021
Here’s to hoping that we see more drama’s like Parizaad in the future which are not afraid to dive deep into the social problems in our society!